Sex-linked genes in coturnix?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Dingo, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. Dingo

    Dingo Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've been going over the threads in the stick on cot colors, but it doesn't seem to be complete. Are there any known sex-linked genes?
     
  2. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    ONLY SEX LINKED GENES IN QUAIL I KNOW OF ARE THAT ROOS CROW AND HENS LAY EGGS [​IMG]
     
  3. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:you need to make some sex linked coturnix [​IMG]
     
  4. snyd08

    snyd08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wild/jumbo and a few other varieties are not sex-link per-say however, they are sexable at a very early age. solme under 3 weeks and we know if they are boy or girl... to me i dont need an easier method. they all hatch either way so im stuck with whatever is there so colored as chicks or colored in 3 weeks knowing male or female is the same to me. and good enough.. we eat most of the jumbo males in a&ms and the jumbo browns keep the females for laying. up to 60 laying jumbos and 15 laying a&ms...3 "male" meat pens with about 40 cot boys headin for freezer camp. gotta love coturnix quail..
     
  5. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    There have been sexlinked coturnix abroad.
     
  6. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Mire details I need to find some of those [​IMG]
     

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